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Re: unable to boot, how to install the package that cause problem?



2009/4/5 Daniel Dalton <d.dalton@iinet.net.au>:
> On Sun, Apr 05, 2009 at 09:53:36PM -0500, zhang zhengquan wrote:
>> Dear debian users,
>
> Good afternoon
>
>> I have installed some boot splash related packages on my girlfriends
>> laptop running sid,
>> and it turned out that it is unable to boot after that,
>
> Ah damn! :)
>
>> I have a system rescue cd that boots well in to another linux on the cdrom.
>
> Great.
>
>>
>> I wonder if it is possible to uninstall the package installed on
>> debian using the system rescue cd?
>
> I'm sure it is... Perhaps not the best way: but you could mount the
> partition eg.
> mount /dev/sda1 /mountpoint
>
> Now just run
> a find command on /usr or whatever directory it is installed in and
> delete the binaries. Otherwise just find out which start up script is
> starting it and remove the call to start it on boot. This should allow
> you to boot the machine then use aptitude to remove it.
> Perhaps consult /etc/rcS.d/ or rcconf, or /etc/rc.local, but most likeley not...
>
> But I would first look in the boot scripts.
>
> Daniel.
>
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>


Thanks, Daniel,
that is a good idea, I will take a look at the boot script
I wonder if I can use aptitude to remove it though,


-- 
Zhengquan


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